Congressman Chris Smith
On June 22, 2017, NPR reported that Senate Republicans released the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their health care overhaul proposal.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported on May 24, 2017 that the AHCA would leave 23 million Americans without health insurance within ten years.
Congressmen Leonard Lance, Frank LoBiondo, Chris Smith and Rodney Frelinghuysen said they would vote no prior on the American Health Care Act (AHCA).
On December 7, 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill with a number of mental health care and justice provisions, was approved by Congress.